'Yooper' to appear in dictionary

ESCANABA – The word “Yooper” will soon appear in the dictionary.

A press conference held Monday in Escanaba City Chambers revealed that, the term “yooper,” will appear in the 2014 copyright printing of “Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition.”

“Yooper,” a noun, will be defined as such: “a native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan – used as a nickname.”

Read more on the press conference in tomorrow’s edition of the Daily Press.